Fr. David Bellusci, O.P.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy & Theology

Father David Bellusci belongs to the Dominican Order founded by Saint Dominic in 1216. Having obtained his canonical licentiate in theology, Father Bellusci completed his doctorate in philosophy at the Dominican University College in Ottawa. His research and publications have focused on St. Augustine, Thomist Ethics, and the Italian Renaissance/16th century Humanism. Father Bellusci has taught in Canada, South Africa, Colombia, and India and he continues with his pastoral ministry in Rome in the summer months. His areas of teaching/research/writing include Ancient/ Medieval/ Modern Philosophy, Renaissance Humanism, St. Thomas Aquinas/Moral Theology, Scriptures, Church History, and Catholic Spirituality. Father Bellusci also completed an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska. With his background in Creative Writing, Father Bellusci has published in Canadian and international poetry journals. His academic and poetry books are available at the TWU/Norma Marion Alloway Library. Father Bellusci is a member of the Canadian Jacques Maritain Association, the Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies, and the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. He joined the CPC faculty in 2017.

Fr. Bellusci's Courses

Fall 2021
LATN 211 CP - Latin
RELS 106 CP - Sacred Scripture
RELS 367 CP - Catholic Church: Past & Present

Spring 2022
LATN 212 CP - Latin II
PHIL 115 CP - Virtue Ethics
RELS 365 CP - Moral Theology
RELS 399 CP - Catholic Spirituality

Fall 2020
PHIL 111 CP - History of Western Philosophy: Ancient & Medieval
PHIL 303 CP - Medieval Philosophy 
RELS 102 CP - Introduction to New Testament Studies

Spring 2021 
RELS 101 CP - Introduction to Old Testament Studies
PHIL 115 CP - Virtue Ethics 
PHIL 304 CP - Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas

Fall 2019
PHIL 111 CP - History of Western Philosophy: Ancient & Medieval
PHIL 304 CP - Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas
RELS 102 CP - Introduction to New Testament Studies

Spring 2020
RELS 101 CP - Introduction to Old Testament Studies
RELS 365 CP - Christian Moral Theology
RELS 382 CP - The Catholic Church: Theology & Practice

Fall 2018
PHIL 111 CP - History of Western Philosophy: Ancient & Medieval

Spring 2019
PHIL 303 CP - Medieval Philosophy
RELS 101 CP - Introduction to Old Testament Studies
RELS 365 CP - Christian Moral Theology

Fall 2017
PHIL 111 CP - History of Western Philosophy: Ancient & Medieval

Spring 2018
PHIL 304 CP - Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas